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Epilogues

8/17/2009

Mr. Buzzkill is back.

Remember lawyer Alfred G. Rava, the Grinch who sued the Oakland A's for sex discrimination for giving out floppy sunhats to women on Mother's Day as a part of a breast cancer awareness promotion?

Well, now he's challenging a California ski resort for offering "Furlough Fridays" -- discounted ski lift tickets to state workers who have been forced to take a furlough because of the sagging economy. Rava says the discount violates state civil rights laws.

The state legislature is now busy slamming a bill through that protects such promotions.

Still, you really wonder if Rava's dry cleaner is putting too much starch in his briefs.

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